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The Occupational Therapist's Handbook for Inclusive School Practices / Edition 1

The Occupational Therapist's Handbook for Inclusive School Practices / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9781598573619
Publisher: Brookes Publishing
Publication date: 12/01/2013
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 184
Sales rank: 1,079,020
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Julie Causton, Ph.D., is an expert in creating and maintaining inclusive schools. She is an associate professor in the Inclusive Special Education Program at Syracuse University. She teaches courses on inclusion, differentiation, special education law and collaboration. Her published works have appeared in such journals as Exceptional Children, TEACHING Exceptional Children, Journal of Research in Childhood Education, International Journal of Inclusive Education, Behavioral Disorders, Studies in Art Education, and Equity and Excellence in Education. Julie also works with schools and districts directly to help to create truly inclusive schools.

Chelsea Tracy-Bronson, M.A., is a former elementary educator who has focused her career on bringing inclusive opportunities to all. She is an Assistant Professor in the Special Education Program at Stockton University. She has a master's degree from Teacher's College at Columbia University and is in the Special Education doctorate program at Syracuse University. She works with districts and schools to redesign services to create inclusive special education and related service provision. Her research and professional interests include curriculum design that allows access for all, differentiating instruction, educational technology, supporting students with significant disabilities in inclusive classrooms, and inclusive related service provision.

Table of Contents

About the Forms
About the Authors
Foreword Norman Kunc
Foreword Jane Case-Smith
  1. The Occupational Therapist
  2. Special Education
  3. Inclusive Education
  4. Collaborating with Others: Working within a Team
  5. Rethinking Students: Presuming Competence
  6. Providing Social Supports: Standing Back
  7. Providing Academic Supports
    Appendix: Useful Web Sites and Resources for Assistive Technology
  8. Providing Behavioral Supports
  9. Supporting You, Supporting Them: Caring for Yourself
    Appendix: Book Club Books, Articles, and Self-Care Books

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